HC Deb 24 February 1970 vol 796 c317W
Mr. Sheldon

asked the Minister of Technology if he will publish a table showing the dates when each airline subscribed to positions on Concorde.

Mr. Carmichael

The position is as follows:

Date of option signature
B.O.A.C (November, 1962)*
Air France (June, 1963)*
Pan American June, 1963
Air Canada March, 1967
Air India July, 1964
American January, 1964
Braniff September, 1966
Continental July, 1963
Eastern June, 1966
Japan Air Lines September, 1965
Lufthansa February, 1967
Middle East Airlines November, 1963
Quantas April, 1964
Sabena December, 1965
Trans World Airlines October, 1963
United June, 1966
* B.O.A.C. and Air France have not signed option agreements as such, but expressed their intentions about purchases of Concorde at these dates.